Acts 12 :9

Acts 12 :9 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And he went out, and followed him; and knew not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.

King James Version (KJV)

And he went out, and followed him; and knew not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And he went out, and followed; and he knew not that it was true which was done by the angel, but thought he saw a vision.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And he went out after him; and he was not certain if what was done by the angel was a fact, for it seemed to him that he was seeing a vision.

Webster's Revision

And he went out, and followed him, and knew not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.

World English Bible

And he went out and followed him. He didn't know that what was being done by the angel was real, but thought he saw a vision.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And he went out, and followed; and he wist not that it was true which was done by the angel, but thought he saw a vision.

Definitions for Acts 12 :9

Angel - Messenger.
Wist - Knew; to have known.

Clarke's Commentary on Acts 12 :9

He - wist not - He knew not; from the Anglo-Saxon, to know. He supposed himself to be in a dream.

Barnes' Commentary on Acts 12 :9

And wist not - Knew not.

That it was true - That it was real.

But thought he saw a vision - He supposed that it was a representation made to his mind similar to what he had seen before. Compare Acts 10:11-12. It was so astonishing, so unexpected, so wonderful, that he could not realize that it was true.

Wesley's Commentary on Acts 12 :9

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